Dale Van Pelt papers
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 16
Scope and Contents
The Dale Van Pelt papers, 1891-1892 (0.75 cubic feet), documents Van Pelt's time as a student at Purdue University. His notes from a Botany class include small drawings and sketches among the notes. The diary includes descriptions of friends, local places, and daily activities. The diary and notes give a sample of early student life at Purdue.
- 1891 - 1892
- Van Pelt, Dale (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Collection material is in the public domain.
Dale Van Pelt of Vevay, Indiana, began studying at Purdue University in 1889 and graduated with a B.S. in Mechanics in 1892. In 1892 he was class historian, quarterback of football, President of the Emersonian Society, and art editor of the Debris. After graduation, he worked as an artist for the Indianapolis Sentinel.
Source: Purdue Yearbook, Debris. 1889-1893.
0.05 Cubic Feet (Two folders)
Materials are arranged chronologically.
Collection materials transferred from Butler University archives via Sally Childs-Helton, April 2008. Date acquired: 05/04/2008.
All materials have been housed in acid-free boxes.
- Dale Van Pelt papers
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- Amanda Rumba, Sammie Morris, Shauna Borger
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- Edition statement
- Second edition. Collection description first completed 2010-12-08 by Shauna Borger and Sammie Morris.
- 2019-02-15: Collection rehoused and descriptions updated by Adriana Harmeyer.
- 2020-04-27: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to align with data entry standards.